The educational objective of SCNU is to teach/study academic theories and application methods, pursuing truth and creativity, and to develop competent human resources contributing to development of the nation and human society, by inheriting the educational ideals of Kim, Jong-ik, who wanted to promote the nation’s independence by providing equal opportunities of education to young people.
SCNU has set the following four goals so as to promote the educational ideals and accomplish the objective explained above.
SCNU selects students who can achieve the school’s education objectives and manages the number of students according to the educational conditions including the faculty members, facilities, and financial status. It has developed the curricular including various cultural and major subjects, which can help the students to successfully respond to globalization/informatization and can contribute to development of the nation, as well as offering varied educational/academic experiences through close cooperation with domestic/overseas schools.
SCNU uses and operates financial resources with a view to improving quality of education and research in a fair and transparent manner according to the school’s development plans. It raises funds for the school’s development by means of active participation and support from the members, alumni, parents, and public figures so that the students can develop their abilities and potential based on the stable operation of financial resources.
SCNU endeavors to secure advanced education/research facilities and equipment, meeting or even exceeding the requirements set by applicable laws/regulations, in order to create a future-oriented education/research environment. Moreover, the school provides advanced systems for supporting and increasing competitiveness of businesses in the community.
SCNU strengthens student support systems for students to develop their abilities to the full together with various welfare policies and facilities. The school’s efforts to establish and operate a number of scholarship programs help the students to concentrate on study without experiencing financial difficulties. By increasing student facilities such as a library, dormitory, and lounge and also by creating curricula jointly with sister schools, SCNU has continued to improve learning convenience for the students. In addition, the school provides counseling systems designed to develop the students’ potential and capabilities, and actively supports autonomous and democratic student activities.
SCNU secures competent faculty members who can provide and conduct quality education/research and also operates reasonable and objective HR systems in an effort to assist them in stable and active education, research, and social volunteer work. Additionally, the school continues to improve its welfare systems such as conveniences and sports facilities.
SCNU diligently fulfills its responsibility of improving the quality of life and contributing to the regional economy in the community. To that end, it strengthens school-industry-government-research cooperation, closely aligned with the community’s specialized/strategic industries, improves global competitiveness of such industries, and develops human resources equipped with practical expertise as well as ability to lead globalization of the community, enterprises, and institutions.